Ammar Eloueini
Ammar Eloueini/Photo courtesy Ammar Eloueini
930 Poydras Residential Tower
930 Poydras Residential Tower/Photo courtesy Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
French Quarter - Courtyard "Lewis-Baus House"
Lewis-Baus House Courtyard / Photo ' David Paul Ohmer
Arthur Roger Gallery
Arthur Roger Gallery / Courtesy Arthur Roger Gallery
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery / Courtesy Jonathon Ferrara Gallery
Stella / Courtesy Stella

Beirut-born, Ammar Eloueini is a registered architect who established AEDS (Ammar Eloueini Digit-all Studio) in 1997, an award-winning design practice in architecture, product design and digital media with offices in the United States and Europe. Eloueini is an associate professor of architecture at Tulane University.

Best New Architecture
“Under construction, the J-House is a house designed by my firm AEDS. It’s located Uptown at 918 Upperline street between Camp and Magazine streets."

“930 Poydras Street, designed by local architects Eskew+Dumez+Ripple Architects and developed by Brian Gibbs, is a great example of urban living in post-Katrina New Orleans.”

Best Historic Architecture
Automotive Life Insurance Co. by Curtis & Davis
“Completed in 1963, it’s amazing mid-century Modernism for an otherwise classic historic town.”

Best 'Off-the-Beaten-Path' Architecture
French Quarter Courtyards
“If you can, sneak into one of the very many private courtyard in this historic district.”

Best Museum
Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Best Galleries
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery

Arthur Roger Galleries

Best Drinking, Dining, and Shopping
“Gather a good group of friends, go to Stella, and get the set menu with its eight course meal and wine pairings.”

“Great Italian food.”

The Orange Couch
“The Orange Couch is a casual chic coffee shop designed by AEDS on Royal street in the Marigny neighborhood.”

“Cure has great cocktails and very nice courtyard on Freret street, Uptown.”

“For a French Quarter dining experience. Great courtyard.”

Cochon Butcher
“If you like meat, visit Cochon Butcher for a quick great sandwich, or go to Cochon for full service dining.”